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Masterclass Course

5th & 6th October 2020



Course Overview:

This course is aimed at A4C Bands 3-5 level staff as a stand alone assessment of professional competence. The course is designed to support the ARTP Practitioner and Associate professional examinations providing the candidate with all the underpinning knowledge required for these examinations.

Target Audience:

  • PTP graduates 
  • STP direct entry students
  • Respiratory physiologists and assistants working at Bands 3-5 level 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the role and application of reference values and national and international guidelines
  • To be able to recognise the requirements for routine lung function testing
  • To be able to prepare a patient appropriately for routine lung function testing
  • Understand the theory and practice of measurements of spirometry, lung volumes (via gas dilution and body plethysmography), gas transfer and spot check oximetry.
  • To understand the role and application of reversibility studies
  • To be able to accurately deliver inhaled therapy using a range of devices
  • To be able to technically interpret results of full lung function testing, reversibility and spot check oximetry.
  • Understand the examination process and format


The full two day course costs only £200 for an ARTP member or £275 for a non-member. Attendees can also register for a single day, for £115 as an ARTP member or £165 as a non-member.


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